Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance

Sackets Harbor 1815

Site Hours

Grounds

  • Open Daily
  • Sunrise - Sunset

Facilities

Opening for the Season Saturday May 20, 2017

 

Starting May 24 Wednesdays through Saturdays 10-5, and Sundays 1-5

June 25 through August 20 – 7-days a week

Aug. 23 through Labor Day - Wednesdays through Saturdays 10-5, and Sundays 1-5

Open Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day

1812 Notebook

1812 Cannon

Firepower

African-American Seaman

African-Americans at Sackets Harbor

The Orleans

Quality Workmanship?

Soldiers Cooking

Profit vs. Patriotism

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Picnic on the Battlefield
Make use of the Battlefield Historic Site for a picnic or ramble the battlegrounds.


Sunset on the Battlefield
Enjoy the grand view westward and linger at the end of the day to watch the sunset.

Sackets Harbor Battlefield Historic Site
Schedule of Events 2017

Monday May 29 - Memorial Day Ceremony at Centennial Monument 8:30am by American Legion Post 1757; and 1812 Marine Guard Memorial Grove living history camp, 10am – 4pm

Saturday June 3 – National Trails Day partnering with the Battlefield Alliance “Walk the Battle Route” following the Site’s History Trail and Village’s Bicentennial Trail. 

Saturday June 10 - 1812 Marine Guard Memorial Grove living history camp, 10am – 4pm. A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm

Saturday June 17 – NYS Path Through History Day, Collaboration with Ft. Drum Heritage Center - theme TBA - 10am-4pm

Saturday June 24 – A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm

Sundays June 25 – Sept. 3 - Concerts on the Waterfront sponsored by the Sackets Harbor Historic al Society, 3-5pm  (except Aug. 5)

June 28 till Aug. 19 - War of 1812 Living History Camp - Wednesdays – Saturdayss - site staff in Memorial Grove

Saturday July 1 – A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm

Tuesday July 4th - Village’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks, 9:30pm

Saturday July 8 - 1812 Marine Guard Memorial Grove living history camp, 10am – 4pm. A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm; and Finding Your Way in 1812: Orienteering Workshop with SCA stewards 2pm

Monday July 10 – “Food for Thought” presentation on North Country food traditions by Hallie Bond, 6pm “Box Supper” (pre-paid reservation $10), free 7pm presentation, picnic pavilion. Speaker’s presentation made possible through the NY Council for the Humanities Public Scholars program.

Saturday July 15 – Annual Kite Fest; free kites while they last; 1pm, barn lawn

Saturday July 22 – A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm

Friday – Sunday July 21-23 - “Live History: Nora and Clara’s Odyssey” live inter-active theater tours in the Commandant’s House with Canadian first-person performers, tour times and ticket costs TBA

Saturday July 29 – Sackets Harbor and the Civil War, living history presenters; A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm

Saturday August 5 and Sunday Aug. 6 - Annual War of 1812 Living History Weekend – Free admission for living history demonstrations and military tacticals Saturday all day; Sunday 9am till 1pm; Saturday English Country Dancers 3pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm; Sea Chanty Performances; War of 1812 Canadian Memorial Plaque Dedication at the Community Peace Garden

Saturday August 12 – A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm

Saturday August 19 – A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm; and A Threatening Enemy on the Battlegrounds: Buckthorn Management by SCA stewards 2pm (bring an empty tin can).  (Also a make-up date if any previous 1812 Marine Guard Living History is rained out.

Saturday September 2 - 1812 Marine Guard Memorial Grove living history camp, 10am – 4pm. A Navy Yard Discovery Day for all the family, 10am-4pm

 

President Monroe’s 1817 Northern Tour – President Monroe returns to Sackets Harbor on the 200th anniversary of his 1817 inspection tour – Date / Time TBA

 

Digital Photography and Yoga – Jefferson Community College Continuing Education Division – Dates and Times TBA

 

Site Buildings close for the season after Labor Day September 4th.

Pending staffing: Open Saturdays September through Columbus Day Weekend